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German operators in talks on joint LTE roll-out - TeDe CEO

Tuesday 19 October 2010 | 10:41 CET | News
Telekom Deutschland, Vodafone Germany, O2 Germany will reach an agreement on joint LTE network deployment before the end of this year, according to Telekom Deutschland CEO Niek-Jan van Damme in an interview with the Financial Times Deutschland. He said that the three operators are in talks with the German telecommunications regulator BNA and federal cartel office about possible cooperation forms. Cooperating on the roll-out would save the operators millions of euros, which they need as they paid EUR 3.6 billion for the LTE frequencies in the spring of this year. The talks focus on a division

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: O2 Germany / Telekom Deutschland / Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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